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2 h 45 m
3 h 33 m
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It's difficult to get from Manchester to Sheffield without transferring at least once.
|Distance||32 miles (52 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$13 (€12)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Infobus, Flixbus, National Express or Megabus|
Buses from Manchester to Sheffield cover the 32 miles (52 km) long route taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like Infobus, Flixbus, National Express or Megabus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $10 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $13 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Sheffield.
Travel from Manchester to Sheffield from $10 (€10) with Omio’s bus partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Manchester - Sheffield bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
National Express from Manchester to Sheffield bus information:
Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the 40-mile route from Manchester to Sheffield in Yorkshire is readily serviced. Passengers can choose from direct and indirect connections, all offered by National Express. Indirect routes usually involve a change at Leeds. Direct services take as little as one hour 25 minutes, with the fastest indirect route taking two hours 55 minutes.
UK national coach company National Express provides direct coaches from Manchester to Sheffield seven days a week. National Express has a nationwide fleet of comfortable, spacious coaches, with onboard services including WiFi and personal air conditioning.
Journey times can vary depending on congestion on the roads, particularly during peak travel. The fastest direct route takes just one hour 25 minutes. The fastest indirect service takes just two hours 15 minutes, involving a transfer at Leeds. Passengers must be sure to check the wait time at the transfer station to ensure they do not incur a long layover.
Each day, passengers can expect to choose from 13 departures. Of these 13, two will usually be direct. Indirect options are readily available, involving a change at Leeds. Departures are spread throughout the day, including an overnight service that departs Manchester at 3:40 a.m. arriving in Sheffield before 7:00 a.m.
Departure bus station: All coaches depart from Manchester Coach Station, located just off Chorlton Street in the city center. Both Manchester Piccadilly and Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester's rail stations, are within easy walking distance, making arrival at the station easy from many destinations across the UK and locally. Station facilities include car parking, toilets, coffee shops, and charging points.
Arrival bus station: Passengers will arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, otherwise known as Sheffield Interchange. Centrally located, the station is within walking distance of the train station, accessible via a covered walkway. A tram stop at the Interchange can connect passengers with the three Sheffield Supertram routes. Local bus routes also stop at the Interchange, as do numerous coaches serving the rest of the UK, if passengers would like to continue travel. Station facilities include toilets, coffee shops, newsagents and ATMs.
Some of the Manchester bus stations to Sheffield you can start your journey from include Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Sheffield include Sheffield, Sheffield, Brown Street and Sheffield, Chesterfield Road South / Batemoor Road.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving in Sheffield.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Sheffield most often arrive at Sheffield and need to travel around 0.2 miles (336 m) from this bus station to the city center.
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